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Practice areas


  1. Wills: 20%
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
  3. Probate: 20%
  4. Family: 20%
  5. Divorce: 20%


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Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael A. Aronoff

    I endorse this lawyer. Well known in our legal community. Runs a great law firm.


    Michael Aronoff Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Heather M Young

    Terry and I have had several cases together. I have also used him as a mediator and appeared before him as Pro Tem judge. Terry knows the law and represents his clients well.


    Heather Young Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

McCarthy & Causseaux

902 South 10th Street
Tacoma, WA, 98405


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
pro bono award attorney of the yearpierce county bar association2001
certificate of appreciation pro bono servicesPierce County Bar Association1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Deputy Hearing ExaminerPierce County1995 - Present
Deputy Hearing ExaminerUniversity Place1994 - Present
Deputy Hearing ExaminerBonney Lake1992 - Present
Volunteer MediatorPierce County Superior Court1991 - Present
Deput Hearing ExaminerMilton1989 - Present
Hearing ExaminerShelton1986 - Present
PartnerMccarthy & Causseaux1977 - Present
Pro tem Hearing ExaminerCity Of Bainbridge Island2004 - 2007
Judge Pro TemSuperior court of Pierce County1990 - 2011
Deputy Hearing ExaminerSumner1988 - 2012
Deputy Hearing ExaminerBuckley1988 - 2012
Deputy Hearing ExaminerJefferson County1988 - 2012
Caucus AttorneyWashington State Senate1977 - 1977
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyPierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Tacoma, Washington1973 - 1977
Law ClerkWashington State Supreme Court1972 - 1972
First LiutenantUnited States Army1966 - 1969
Association namePosition nameDuration
THABoard of Directors1993 - Present
St. Charles BorromeoEndowment board1986 - Present
St. Charles BorromeoParish Counsel1983 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Pierce County Bar Association FoundationChairman1996 - 2001
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationChairman of Pro Bono ComitteeN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Eastlake Roanoke ReefN/A
Adminstrative Appeal of Washington Shellfish, inc.N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
UnknownCriminal Law and Justice Training Commission Manual on Juvenile Court Law1978
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
University of WashingtonBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1966
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Western Washington Medical Association conferenceExpert witnesses and child abuseN/A
Pierce County Real Estate ConventionLandlord Tenant LawN/A
Juvenile Court ConferenceChild AbuseN/A
CLELandlord Tenant LawN/A
CLEFamily LawN/A